Harnessing the Power of Sport for Development and Peace: Recommendations to Governments

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Harnessing the Power of Sport for Development and Peace: Recommendations to Governments

Right To Play

The Sport for Development and Peace International Working Group (SDP IWG) is pleased to present Harnessing the Power of Sport for Development and Peace: Recommendations to Governments. This report demonstrates that well-designed programs that prioritize the best values of sport can drive development goals forward.

It presents:

  • Consolidated up-to-date evidence of sport’s effectiveness as a development agent in key thematic areas health and disease prevention, child and youth development, gender empowerment, inclusion of persons with disabilities, and peace-building;
  • Specific policy recommendations for government sectors working in these areas; and
  • Practical and cross-cutting policy recommendations to all ministries within national governments on how to integrate sport as a tool for development and peace into national and international development policies and programs.

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Article type

Document

Publisher

Right To Play

Year

2008

Author

Right To Play on behalf of the Sport for Development and Peace International Working Group (SDPIWG)

Published

Monday, September 15, 2008 - 23:00